Feb 7, 2013 11:00pm EST
about the president obama and congressional leaders pressed their way about the public life at the fellowship foundation national prayer breakfast in washington. the annual event with president eisenhower. we also hear from johns hopkins director dr. benjamin. this is 90 minutes. [applause] ♪ ladies and gentlemen, the president of the united states and mrs. michelle obama. ♪ [applause] [applause] >> good morning. we've had a wonderful time together to discuss issues. thanks for your attention. it's overwhelming -- >> [inaudible] >> yes, have a seat. please, sorry. [laughter] >> thank you. >> it's overwhelming to think of the pathway that each person took to get to this event today. some from little villages halfway around the world, and some from just 12 blocks away. thank you. this event taken place for 61 years now began with a group of people that happened to be leaders wanting to get together for breakfast and prayer. one thing i know for sure is life is complicated and is likely to get more complicated. but as the senate of the weekly prayer group we've learned taki
Feb 25, 2013 11:00pm EST
president obama? >> yeah. i certainly represent that opportunity. hopefully we will. you are going to have some governors here later today. you might want to ask him about it. i think it's going to be competitive and i think we will have competitive candidates in the state just as i'm sure they will come after me. republicans will come after me and we think we have picked them up. >> you've mentioned some of your favorite governors previously. who is your favorite republican governor? >> i guess i can say that. you are going to have the governor governor of tennessee in later and i've a lot of respect for him. maybe part of that is that we have both been mayors. >> double trouble. >> i think he has done important work and he was the guy you have to implement an evaluation system for teachers. it very hard thing to do and he got it done. >> we would like to take some questions over the internet with this system. it's not working out too well for me so lets to questions from the audience. anyone here in the audience have a question that they want to ask the governor of connecticut or a feder
Feb 14, 2013 11:00pm EST
are in a moment of real possibility. president obama and his administration have a partner to tribal sovereignty who believes in a right to determine our course and understands what we've always known to be true, the indian nations are best government for indian people. [applause] this partisanship, partnership extends throughout the federal government on both sides of the aisle because indian issues are not partisan issues. the result has had a measurable impact. today, more trades are managing resources instead of managing poverty programs. residents of rural oklahoma transfer health facilities first because they offer the best services around. other governments see traditional knowledge of resources, non-native people com2 s. for jobs and educational opportunities in companies partner with us to set it in businesses and reservations. it's no wonder more highly skilled and educated native young people are coming back to serving our communities as doctors, lawyers, teachers, engineers, entrepreneurs and revitalizing our economies, tribes are key players in america's economic recovery. my tribe.
Feb 15, 2013 11:00pm EST
in their children go out the door. >> have you had a chance to talk with president obama himself on the gun issue? if so, what if he told them? >> now, i have a hunt that. he might do you to? >> the calls come from him to me. i'd be delighted to talk to him, but he's got a lot on his mind. >> is it fair to paint video games and hollywood films as a fact or not shootings? >> is sort of predict the bullet and away. there were people who suggested, a further reason for people before any of this existed. if you look at the history, this kind of a lurching to suggest that this is the root cause of the problems. and we take advantage for one in and suggest something and not his debate that goes on in the introduction was involved in these issues. it's not a seventh-largest producer comes. we were number one, but if you asked me where we need to be focusing a lot of our attention, it is in the mental health base. i mention the mental health parity legislation. pete domenici, ted kennedy, many others. gordon smith. we are deeply involved in this, but it happened to have been chairing the committee of the